Sonar Mapping Our Underwater World

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Since time began many important civilization have inhabited the coastlines of the continents. Many of them have been lost over the centuries and only recently re-discovered. Previously unaware of the extent to which ancient history has been buried under tons of water, scientist are surprised at the magnitude of their findings. These ancient ghost towns are now telling secrets long towed away by the tide.

Contemporary equipment like sonar, has given them a peek into these missing worlds. Through sonar mapping, divers are able to collect data that otherwise would be buried under sand and millenniums of ocean sea life.

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Treasure Maps

treasure mapsMaps are powerful tools used in just about everything we do. No, you don’t need a map to get out of bed, but the builders of your home needed a blueprint to follow to make your home a reality. That in all ways, was like using a map. It got them from the ground up to the finished project.

3D printers construct objects from a schematic or aka a map. In the less traditional sense of the word map, Navigate maps always comes across interesting stories about treasure maps. Join me in a little fun exploring one of the most ancient uses of maps and I promise it will be more fun than a St Louis limo ride!

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